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United Way director arrested for DUI

WENATCHEE — United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties Executive Director Alan Walker was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of DUI.

NCW Health | Reactions to losing the AHCA

NCW — Given the number of people in North Central Washington who have been vocally opposed to the American Health Care Act — the GOP's plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act — I wasn't surprised that Republicans weren't able to get enough votes to pass it on Friday.

Mystery sheen caused by leaky pipes at Coleman Oil

WENATCHEE — Leaky underground pipes that carry biodiesel from above-ground storage tanks at Coleman Oil Company are the source of the biodiesel that’s been seeping into the Columbia River across the street from the company’s South Worthen Street fuel yard.

ATF to assist in Phillippi fire investigation

WENATCHEE — The investigation into the Phillippi Fruit Co. fire on Friday evening will be aided by agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

PUD to start over in search for Chelan substation site

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County PUD is no closer today to finding an agreeable site for a needed new substation along Lake Chelan’s scenic north shore than it was 18 months ago, when it launched a process to get area property owners involved in the search. 

Chelan-Douglas Trends | Median resale value of homes in the two-county area

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Fire strikes Phillippi Fruit Co.

Updated 11:10 p.m. Friday | Fire destroyed a packing shed building at the Phillippi Fruit Co. complex on Fifth Street Friday night. There were no reports of injuries.

Preferred site chosen for Leavenworth substation

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County PUD appears to have found a site for a new substation in Leavenworth on land belonging to a willing seller in a spot that meets the approval of city officials.

Rate hikes coming to Grant PUD customers

EPHRATA — Grant County PUD customers across all rate classifications will be paying more for their electricity as the third of a planned nine years of gradual hikes kicks in April 1.